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Director of Senior Affairs

Meet the Director of Senior Affairs.

CAO Sarita Nair

Anna Sanchez, Director of Senior Affairs

Anna Sanchez was appointed as the Director of the Department of Senior Affairs for the City of Albuquerque by Mayor Tim Keller in March 2018.

She returns to the City of Albuquerque where she began her professional career in New Mexico in 2005, overseeing marketing initiatives and volunteer programs for the City of Albuquerque’s Environmental Health Department and Animal Welfare Department. Most recently, she served as the Director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Foundation, where she helped grow programmatic support, created an endowment fund and secured various corporate and foundation grants to support the NHCC mission.

In addition to her professional roles, she has served on several community and philanthropic boards. Ms. Sanchez’s leadership abilities have led to her being recognized as one of Albuquerque Business First’s “40 under 40” leaders and she is a graduate of Leadership Albuquerque. Anna holds a MA in Public Administration from the University of New Mexico and a BA in English Communications from St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas.